Asked in GeologyCometsElements and Compounds
Elements and Compounds
What is a comet's chemical composition?
March 11, 2008 12:09AM
Not much different. Stony metorites contain the same minerals as continental crust.
Iron-nickel meteorites, such as the one that created Meteor Crater, near Flagstaff, Arizona, more closely resemble the composition of the Earth's solid core.
Asked in Astronomy, Chemistry
Contribution of chemistry to astronomy?
- determination of the chemical composition o f our planetary system (Sun planets) - determination of the composition of stars - determination of the composition of comets and meteorites - identification of chemical compounds in the universe Some branches of chemistry are involved: cosmochemistry, spectrometry, chemical analysis.
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Is chemical composition the same as chemical formula?
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Why do asteroids and comets differ in composition?
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What is the chemical composition of calcium carbide?
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